New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION - New York City Department Of Parks And Recreation

5001 to 10000+ Employees
CEO New York City Department of Parks and Recreation

CEO: Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP

NYC Parks is the steward of nearly 30,000 acres of land — 14 percent of New York City — this includes more than 5,000 individual properties ranging from Coney Island Beach and Central Park to community gardens and Greenstreets. We operate more than 800 athletic fields and nearly 1,000 playgrounds, 1,800 basketball courts, 550 tennis courts, 67 public pools, 51 recreational facilities, 15 nature centers, 14 golf courses, and 14 miles of beaches. We care for 1,200 monuments and 23 historic house museums. We look after 600,000 street trees, and two million more in parks. We are New York City's principal providers of recreational and athletic facilities and programs. We are home to free concerts, world-class sports events, and cultural festivals.
Our mission is to plan resilient and sustainable parks, public spaces, and recreational amenities, build a park system for present and future generations, and care for parks and public spaces.

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1. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Important Service Changes. NYC Parks is making important service changes. Find out more about our additional safety precautions, program cancellations, and potential closures before you head to a park or recreation center.

2. Online Tennis Court Reservations : NYC Parks

Our Online Tennis Court Reservations system allows players to make online tennis reservations at 10 sites throughout New York City. A limited number of courts have been set aside for online reservations at these sites, and any courts that are not reserved using the online reservation system remain open to walk-ons with a full-season tennis permit or single-play tennis permit.

3. Jobs at Parks : NYC Parks

Benefits. Work at NYC Parks offers innovation, leadership, the satisfaction of public service, and a place to grow and develop your career. Full-time employees are also eligible for a wide variety of City benefits and perks. Health Care Coverage - We offer a wide variety of …

4. Urban Park Rangers : NYC Parks

Urban Park Rangers. Connecting you to NYC Parks since 1979. Since 1979, the Urban Park Rangers have helped New Yorkers and visitors of all ages to discover and explore NYC's natural world through environmental education, outdoor recreation, wildlife management, and active conservation.

5. People : NYC Parks

People. Gabrielle Fialkoff, Commissioner Appointed September 24, 2021 Tel: (212) 360-1305. Liam Kavanagh, First Deputy Commissioner Appointed February 13, 2002

6. Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex : NYC Parks

How to Join Our Recreation Centers. To become a member, you must first visit your local recreation center. Bring a completed Recreation Center Membership Registration form, a valid ID, and proof of your Covid-19 vaccination.. Learn more about our recreation center memberships

7. Street Tree Planting : NYC Parks

Caring for Street Trees. We are responsible for the care and maintenance of street trees. For the first two years after a tree has been planted, our planting contractors are responsible for all basic tree care services including watering, weeding, replacing missing soil, and conducting minor pruning and replacement, if necessary.

8. Bid Results for Capital Construction Contracts : NYC Parks

84621B0026. 01/13/2021 3:00 pm. Bid Results. Commodore Barry Park Comfort Station Reconstruction. B021-219M. 07/22/2021 3:30 pm. Bid Results. Cooper Park Comfort Station Reconstruction. B025-118M.

9. Trees & Sidewalks Program : NYC Parks

Trees & Sidewalks Program. Parks’ sidewalk repair program can help repair severe sidewalk damage caused by root growth adjacent to one-, two, and three-family (NYC Tax Class 1), homes not used for commercial purposes and occupied by the owner only. Funding for this program is limited, and repairs are made based on a ranking system that ...

10. Owen F. Dolen Park : NYC Parks

Owen Dolen Recreation Center hours and programming. In 1925, Owen F. Dolen (c.1864-1925) was asked to speak at the unveiling ceremony of the World War I monument in this park, then known as Westchester Square. Dolen was a well-respected educator and life-long member of the community who had spearheaded the campaign to place the memorial at the ...

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